Saturday, August 23, 2008

Backache Natural Treatment

Backache, according to Ayurveda, is because of excess vata. Reducing vata-increasing foods helps so you should avoid:

- most beans, like black beans, pinto beans, garbanzo beans and adzuki beans
- raw cold salads

Also avoid walking in high-heeled shoes and refrain from strenuous exercises, even jogging and jumping. Instead, do gentle yoga stretching (see below). Try to minimise sexual activities that may aggravate the pain. Also keep warm, avoiding exposure to cold winds or cold weather. Try and sit quietly and meditate, and pay attention to your breathing to help relax youtensed muscles. Continue Reading >>

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